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To international travellers who need access to the internet, free wireless hotspots are an increasingly viable alternative to rental phones and...
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Most travel guides on Japan state that it is not customary to give tips. As gratuity is already included in bills and prices in the form of a 10...
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Aside from the run-of-the-mill pensions, hotels and youth hostels catering to international and domestic travellers, accommodation in Japan can be...
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Shinkansen trains, JR limited express (特急 tokkyū, short for 特別急行 tokubetsu kyūkō) and express (急行 kyūkō) services usually offer the following...
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Signs displaying town addresses of Oji in Kita-ku, Tokyo Rather than odd and even numbers running consecutively along named roads, Japanese...
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One of the most convenient and affordable ways of finding short, but also long-term accommodation in Japan are guest houses, also often referred...
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Seismologically, Japan is one of the most active countries in the world: almost ten per cent of all active volcanoes are located there, and ten...
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The Shinkansen (新幹線, “new trunk line”), also known as the “Japanese bullet train” due to its shape and speed, is a high-speed passenger railroad...
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This is a short introduction on how travellers to Japan can acquire rental phones and prepaid SIM cards in Japan. As mobile phones become more and...
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The Japan fact sheet comprises a quick rundown of the most important facts and figures about Japan. Content Country and population Name Flag...
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Japan News in English Japan Times Kyodo News Asahi Shimbun Daily Yomiuri Shimbun Mainichi Shimbun Nihon Keizai Shimbun (in Japanese) Japan Today...
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Topics in this article: The Reality of Nova The Nova Routine The Interview and Qualifications Accommodation Training and Teaching Methods...
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